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Had abdominal pain above navel 1 month ago. Progressing to swollen abdomen, goin/bladder pain/with burning tingling skin all over. Bacterial, viral?

Had abdominal pain above navel 1 month ago. Progressing to swollen abdomen, goin/bladder pain/with burning tingling skin all over. Bacterial, viral?

See your MD: Your symptoms do not allow me to suggest a diagnosis, but you should see your doctor for testing. There could be several things to look for - kidney stones, gallbladder or liver problems, pancreatitis, or other GI problems. I doubt this is an acute viral or bacterial infection since this has lasted 1 month. ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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I have been experiencing right side abdomen pain for 3 months. the pain is constant and achy always and is located right of navel sometimes causing s?

I have been experiencing right side abdomen pain for 3 months.  the pain is constant and achy always and is located right of navel sometimes causing s?

Need an exam: There are so many organs in that part of your abdomen... ovaries, intestines, kidneys ... You will need to have an exam and probable blood tests. Depending upon pain location low in your abdomen you may need a pelvic exam. Please go visit a doctor in real time. Good luck ...Read more

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I have been having this lower abdomen pain on and off since yesterday. It's about 7 finger breaths below navel. Kind of sharp and burning and intense?

I have been having this lower abdomen pain on and off since yesterday. It's about 7 finger breaths below navel. Kind of sharp and burning and intense?

Mid-pelvic pain: Recurrent mid-pelvic discomfort (due to rectum, bladder, vagina, pelvic wall, etc.) is first addressed by accompanying signs/symptoms that may localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? ...Read more

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I asked yesterday about abdominal pain i been having with pain around my navel today i found a few nodules by my nave but they don't hurt?

Too vague: It is hard to answer your questions for any doctor without putting a hand on your abdomen. Most probably nodules are non related to your complaint. ...Read more

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I've abdominal pain (just below the navel, about 3 inches to the right from my perspective) for about 4 days. Please help? Is it Appendicitis?

I've abdominal pain (just below the navel, about 3 inches to the right from my perspective) for about 4 days. Please help? Is it Appendicitis?

You need: a physical exam today to determine what the cause of your pain is. If your regular Doctor is not available, You may need to go to your nearest Emergency room or Urgent Care. Acute Appendicitis is possibly an Emergency condition and only a real live doctor can diagnose you. ...Read more

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I am having recurring stabbing abdominal pain 3 in to the left side of the navel when I stand from a sitting position. It resolves in 10-15 min.

I am having recurring stabbing abdominal pain 3 in to the left side of the navel when I stand from a sitting position.  It resolves in 10-15 min.

?muscular: Muscular etiology is most likely if this is the only time you experience that discomfort. Perhaps there is a strain/slight inflammation of an abdominal muscle. A tiny umbilical hernia is another possibility. I recommend that you consult an a general surgeon if the symptom persists or worsens. ...Read more

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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more